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The Big Luxury Backpackers
3 stars

The Big Luxury Backpackers

18 Thornhill Road, 8005 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa
See location+27 214 340 688
From
£57
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rate per night

9.1
Excellent
based on 597 reviews
597 reviews
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Double room
Standard Room
Superior room

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About The Big Luxury Backpackers

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
While you're here, you can enjoy all the comforts of home and more, including a full-sized refrigerator/freezer and an oven, as well as a stovetop and free WiFi. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a freezer, towels, and kitchenware and utensils.

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at The Big Luxury Backpackers

  • Snorkelling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Laundry service

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Conditioner

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cooking classes
  • Horse riding

Dining

  • Grocery deliveries
  • Packed lunches
  • Shared kitchen
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

General

  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Lockers
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Car hire
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Balcony
  • Garden

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Streaming service
  • TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service

Bedroom

  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment

Pool

  • Outdoor pool

Reviews of The Big Luxury Backpackers

All reviews are collected from real users with a verified booking made with KAYAK or one of our trusted external partners.

9.1
WonderfulBased on 597 verified guest reviews
8.9Families
9.4Solo
8.8Couples
9.1Friends

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Pros:alA special place with a special crew. Rooms are great, new and clean. Staff is the best ever. Breakfast is good and the location is the best!

Location

18 Thornhill Road, 8005 Cape Town, Western Cape

What's nearby

  • Green Point Stadium0.4 mi
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront0.7 mi
  • Bo Kaap Museum0.8 mi
  • Greenmarket Square1.1 mi
  • District Six Museum1.5 mi
  • Castle of Good Hope1.5 mi
  • Clifton Beaches2.9 mi
  • Old Biscuit Mill3 mi
  • Camps Bay Beach3.3 mi
  • Table Mountain3.6 mi
  • Newlands Stadium5.4 mi
  • Newlands Cricket Ground5.5 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 10:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about The Big Luxury Backpackers

Low season

January

High season

February

Average price (weeknight)

£55
Cheapest month to stay with an average 55% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 35% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a room at The Big Luxury Backpackers

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Top tips for your stay at The Big Luxury Backpackers

  • If you’re after a cheap room at The Big Luxury Backpackers, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in January and August.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at The Big Luxury Backpackers, plan to stay on a Wednesday or Monday. The most expensive day is usually Sunday.
  • The cheapest price a room at The Big Luxury Backpackers was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £67, while the most expensive was £67.
  • How long should you stay at The Big Luxury Backpackers? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 5 days.

FAQs when booking at The Big Luxury Backpackers

  • Where is The Big Luxury Backpackers located?

    The Big Luxury Backpackers is located at 18 Thornhill Road, 2.3 miles from the centre of Cape Town. Green Point Stadium is the closest landmark to The Big Luxury Backpackers.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Big Luxury Backpackers?

    Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at The Big Luxury Backpackers.

  • Does The Big Luxury Backpackers offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Big Luxury Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does The Big Luxury Backpackers offer free parking?

    Yes, The Big Luxury Backpackers offers free parking.

  • How far is The Big Luxury Backpackers from the airport?

    The Big Luxury Backpackers is 11.8 miles from Cape Town Intl.

  • Does The Big Luxury Backpackers have a pool?

    Yes, The Big Luxury Backpackers has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great The Big Luxury Backpackers hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Big Luxury Backpackers in Cape Town and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Big Luxury Backpackers and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Big Luxury Backpackers.

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Good to know

Value for money

9.0

Distance to city centre

2.3 mi

Nearest airport

Cape Town Intl

Distance to airport

12.0 mi